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Indian turbine firm in 50 MW wind power boost for western state

Suzlon bags contract to supply turbines for wind farm in Gujarat

The 50 MW contract will boost wind power in Gujarat, western India
The 50 MW contract will boost wind power in Gujarat, western India

An Indian firm is to help develop a wind farm in Gujarat, Western India. Wind power manufacturer Suzlon Group has bagged a INR 305 crore contract for setting up a 50 MW wind farm in the western state.

The Indian company has signed a INR 305.32 crore contract for the 50 MW wind power project with Gujarat Mineral Development Corp (GMDC), according to reports. The project comprises of 24 units wind energy turbines will be set up at Jamnagar in Gujarat.

"Suzlon is pleased to once again partner with GMDC in driving forward their commitment to sustainable energy, and through this contribute to the development of Gujarat's low carbon economy," said Tulsi Tanti, chairman of Suzlon Group, REVE reported.

He said Gujarat has immense wind potential and the company is contributing in harnessing it.

GMDC has an installed base of 100.50 MW, of which the major part - over 60 MW - has been supplied by Suzlon and is operating in sites across Gujarat. The new order takes GMDC?s total installed capacity to 150.50 MW, according to reports.